Retro gaming

09.13.12
Atari 2600s get PC innards, 22,857 times more processing power
09.13.12

Atari 2600s get PC innards, 22,857 times more processing power

Atari games redesigned in HTML 5 may bring back a flood of nostalgia, but they leave out a key par...

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08.31.12
Gamestop pondering a move into vintage games
08.31.12

Gamestop pondering a move into vintage games

GameStop CEO Paul Raines is planning on adding a vintage games store to the company's online offer...

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06.17.12
15 indie developers re-imagine Pong for iOS, hope to win Atari contract
06.17.12

15 indie developers re-imagine Pong for iOS, hope to win Atari contract

As far as video games go, it doesn't get much simpler than Pong -- two paddles, one ball, no compl...

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04.17.12
Prince of Persia source code freed from floppies, posted online
04.17.12

Prince of Persia source code freed from floppies, posted online

You wouldn't think it would take more than two weeks to extract some source code from a pile of 3....

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04.01.12
Atari Pong review (1976)
04.01.12

Atari Pong review (1976)

Multiplayer gaming today has become an inherently and bewilderingly antisocial affair. You grab a c...

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03.30.12
Prince of Persia creator finds lost source code, cues delicate chip fanfare
03.30.12

Prince of Persia creator finds lost source code, cues delicate chip fanfare

No, we don't mean the modern interpretation and its moody sequels -- this is the 1989 original. Jo...

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02.29.12
Atari's Pong Indie Developer Challenge is a real coin opportunity
02.29.12

Atari's Pong Indie Developer Challenge is a real coin opportunity

Atari's legendary Pong has captured plenty of hearts and minds over the years. Now, to celebrate it...

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02.24.12
Midway Arcade brings Joust, Defender, Spy Hunter to iOS without the associated coin-loss
02.24.12

Midway Arcade brings Joust, Defender, Spy Hunter to iOS without the associated coin-loss

Warner Bros. has busted out an iOS flavored compilation of Midway's classic arcade games. For 99 c...

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01.15.12
Retrobit RetroDuo portable and RetroPort hands-on
01.15.12

Retrobit RetroDuo portable and RetroPort hands-on

Inspired, perhaps, by the fruits of Ben Heck's dual-console handheld dreams, Retrobit has retrofit...

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